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E-Learn 2007--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education

Oct 15, 2007


Theo Bastiaens; Saul Carliner

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This conference has 11 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 671

  1. How to Set-Up Your LMS for Maximum Return on Investment

    Andy Pasternak, The MITRE Corporation, United States

    Presenter will discuss a six-phase one-year schedule for implementing an enterprise-wide Learning Management System. Phase One is technical needs analysis and product evaluation; Phase Two is LMS... More

    pp. 1215-1217

  2. Teacher Perceptions of the Oracle Academy Program

    Elspeth Payne, University of Maryland, United States

    Snapshot of six American high school teachers participating in Oracle Corporation's Academy program. Looks at teachers' backgrounds; level of familiarity with computer science; recruitment;... More

    pp. 1218-1225

  3. Establishing Processes and Best Practices for Web Conferencing Integration

    Andy Petroski, Highmark, United States

    In the fall of 2006, Highmark Corporate Learning received a request for web conferencing services from the Consumerism and Retail Marketing (CRM) Department. Web conferencing was identified as an... More

    pp. 1226-1228

  4. Humanizing online synchronous classes to minimize transactional distance

    Tamara Rabinovich & Ruth Horwitz, Bentley College, United States

    Since 2001, Bentley College has been increasing the number of graduate courses it offers online. Through Saba's web collaboration software Centra© Live, professors teach both on campus and online... More

    p. 1229

  5. A Comparison Between Computer Supported Collaborative Learning and the Traditional Means in Learning Probability Concepts

    Carmelita Ragasa, University of the East Manila, Philippines

    This study is a quasi experimental research involving 35 students in the experimental group and 8 students in the control group all college sophomores. The following are the findings of the study.... More

    pp. 1230-1239

  6. From single tool to complex teaching and learning toolkit: Audiographics comes of age.

    Stephen Rowe & Allan Ellis, Southern Cross University, Australia

    Three stages can be identified in the evolution of audiographic technologies. Over the last two decades staff at Southern Cross University have made use of this technology during each of its... More

    pp. 1240-1247

  7. Managing LMS Change in a University E-Learning Program

    Beth Rubin, DePaul University, School for New Learning, United States

    Changing a college's Learning Management System is significant and difficult to implement. In this case of changing a private college's LMS, the Gleicher Change Formula was used to analyze the key ... More

    pp. 1248-1254

  8. Four Vignettes of Learning: Wiki Wiki Web or What Went Wrong

    Alison Ruth & Aaron Ruutz, Griffith University, Australia

    This paper discusses some of the errors of judgment made in attempts by the authors to introduce blogs and wikis into teaching environments. It highlights the process of attempting to develop... More

    pp. 1255-1262

  9. A Virtual Community for Educational Computing, EDUTICS

    Jaime Sanchez & Felipe Vera, University of Chile, Chile

    The study describes the development of a technological solution, based on the formation of a virtual community, which allows for academic offers to be made at-a-distance, and which also assures the... More

    pp. 1263-1270

  10. From eLearning team to community of practice: Why, how and what’s the benefits?

    Philippa Seaton & Michael Sobek, Griffith University, Australia

    There is no shortage of innovation in eLearning. Committed educators globally are developing individual courses to meet the needs of students and particular subject matter. However, the more... More

    pp. 1271-1276

  11. Preparing the next generation: Flexible delivery of clinically relevant health professional education

    Philippa Seaton & Michael Sobek, Griffith University, Australia

    Increasingly eLearning, and multimedia resources are blending with other forms of clinical education to provide experiences that maximise both foundational learning for Health Professionals, and... More

    pp. 1277-1282

  12. Study Groups in World Language Pedagogy: Using Two-Way Video to Provide Professional Development Across Wyoming

    Julie Sellers, Wyoming Department of Education, United States

    The Wyoming Equality Network (WEN) offers many possibilities for professional development for educators through two-way video connectivity. One such opportunity is Study Groups in World Language... More

    pp. 1283-1287

  13. Low Cost Synchronous Communication Environment for Distant Architectural Education: A viability and effectiveness study

    Neander Silva & Ecilamar Lima, Universidade de Brasilia, Brazil

    We compare three teaching experiences of supervising and discussing architectural design projects developed to extending access to students living in different states of Brazil and to test whether ... More

    pp. 1288-1293

  14. ‘Awareness Campaign’: A Necessity for the Adoption of E-Learning at a HEI in South Africa

    Juliet Stoltenkamp, Carolynne Kies & Kobus Smit, University of the Western Cape, South Africa

    E-Learning is increasingly being used in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in South Africa, challenging them to meet users' expectations of high-quality face-to-face contact integrated with... More

    pp. 1294-1301

  15. EDyoutube: Why not?

    Rana Tamim, Concordia University, Canada; Kamran Shaikh & Edward Bethel, Concordia, Canada

    Although it has only been two years since the initiation of the youtube; many have already started referring to the "youtube era". It has had a major impact on many areas including politics,... More

    pp. 1302-1307

  16. Creating online qualitative research environments

    Diane Tarkowski, Mojdeh Bayat, Debbie Harris & Joe Salwach, DePaul University, United States

    Most educators do qualitative research via focus groups, email or paper surveys. However, this is impracticable for some populations especially those with special needs and their families. A DePaul... More

    p. 1308

  17. Supporting Faculty and Students with Podcast Workshops

    Diane Tarkowski, Joe Salwach, Maria Avgerinou & Marie Donovan, DePaul University, United States

    The question for educators is how to use podcasting to enhance student learning. Many institutions are providing automated lectures as podcasts. While DePaul University is also pursuing these types... More

    p. 1309

  18. Balancing Act! Key to Successful E-Learning Implementation

    Molly Uzoh, Learning Right Technologies, United States

    Many organizations that undertake e-learning implementation project suffer a sudden attack of multiple identity syndrome for a while. Due to other compounding variables, the crisis might kill or... More

    p. 1310

  19. Theoretical and Practical Implications of Using Topic Map Technologies in E-Learning Applications

    Vivek Venkatesh, Concordia University, Canada

    This paper provides a theoretical platform to discuss the use of topic map technologies in online course management systems (CMSs). Theories of cognition and psychology have long informed the... More

    pp. 1311-1319

  20. Perceptions of Academics and Students Using University of East London Virtual Learning Environment ‘UEL Plus’

    Dina Vyortkina, University of East London, United Kingdom

    University of East London started integrating a new Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) System UEL Plus (Blackboard based) in September 2006. It is anticipated that by September 2008 it will replace... More

    pp. 1320-1325